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deduct (something) from (something)

To subtract something from something else. This phrase is commonly used with financial transactions. You can deduct all of your travel expenses from the corporate account.
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deduct (something) from (something else)

to subtract an amount from another amount. Are you going to deduct this from your income taxes? Mr. Wilson deducted the discount from the bill.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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301 allows individuals to deduct "qualified contributions" up to 100 percent of their contribution base--to the extent they exceed other deductible charitable contributions.
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Thus, the corporation should be allowed to deduct the expenses under section 162(a).
Staley allowed a corporation to deduct expenses related to defending against a hostile takeover.